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Calcium & Vit-D3
Ipical-DX is a combined preparation of Calcium Carbonate and Vitamin D3. Calcium intake corrects a lack of Calcium and Vitamin D corrects an ineﬃcient intake of Vitamin D. It increases intestinal absorption of Calcium. Vitamin D and Calcium correct secondary senile hyper parathyroidism.
Each ﬁlm coated tablet contains Calcium Carbonate BP 1500 mg equivalent to 600 mg of elemental Calcium and Vitamin D3 400 I.U.
Indications And Uses
Correction of combined Vitamin D and Calcium deﬁciencies in the elderly; Vitamin D and Calcium supplements as an adjunct to speciﬁc treatment for osteoporosis in patients where combined Vitamin D and Calcium deﬁciencies have been diagnosed or at a high risk of such deﬁciencies.
Dosage And Administration
Adults and elderly: one tablet twice a day (e.g. one tablet in the morning and one in the evening). Dose reduction should be considered as necessary following the monitoring of Calcium level indicated. The tablets should be taken preferably after meal.Dosage in pregnant woman: one tablet a day.
Calcium supplements are generally safe & well tolerated. Orally administered Calcium supplements rarely given rise to mild gastrointestinal disturbances, such as constipation, ﬂatulence, nausea, gastric pain, diarrhea.
Use In Pregnancy Lactation
During pregnancy the daily intake should not exceed 1500 mg Calcium and 600 IU Vitamin D. there is no indication that Vitamin D at therapeutic doses is teratogenic in humans. This combination can be used during pregnancy, in case of a Vitamin D and Calcium deﬁciencies. This combination can be used during breast feeding. Calcium and Vitamin D pass into breast milk. This should be considered when given additional Vitamin D to the child.
It has possible interaction with digoxin, antacids containing Calcium, Aluminum or Magnesium, other Calcium supplements, Calcitriol or other Vitamin-D supplements; Tetracycline, Doxycycline, Aminocycline or Oxytetracycline etc. So before taking any of these drugs consultations of the physicians are needed.
Symptoms of overdosage include nausea, vomiting & constipation, headache, loss of appetite, stomach cramps, unconsciousness, dry mouth, diarrhoea, weakness, dizziness or irritability.
Store in a cool & dry place, away from light & moisture.
Calcium & Vitamin-D supplements are contraindicated in hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria, primary hyperparathyroidism, kidney stones (nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis), renal failure, and hypersensitivity to any of the tablets components.
30 tablets in HDPE container